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Coming Soon: An Online Course on the Borgia Family.

I’m very pleased to announce that I will be leading a course on “The history of the Borgias” over on medievalcourses.com and it will be starting very soon! Keep an eye out for more information over on medievalcourses, their facebook … Continue reading

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[Looking Back] The Borgia Apartments, The Vatican

Due to a bit of writers block I thought I would share a post I did a while ago, all about my trip to the Borgia apartments at the Vatican. The Disputation of St Catherine – Pinturicchio After Rodrigo Borgia … Continue reading

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The Big Question: Was Rodrigo Borgia Really The Father of Cesare, Juan & Lucrezia Borgia?

As I mentioned in my review yesterday, G.J Meyer has presented some very interesting arguments over the paternity of Cesare, Lucrezia and Juan Borgia. It has long been accepted that Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI, was their father and legitimised … Continue reading

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Review: The Borgias – The Hidden History by G.J. Meyer

They burst out of obscurity in Spain not only to capture the great prize of the papacy, but to do so twice. Throughout a tumultuous half-century—as popes, statesmen, warriors, lovers, and breathtakingly ambitious political adventurers—they held centre stage in the … Continue reading

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The Borgia Apartments In The Vatican

The Disputation of St Catherine – Pinturicchio After Rodrigo Borgia became Pope in 1492, he planned a whole new set of rooms for his personal use. These rooms still exist today, and in them survive a fascinating insight into the … Continue reading

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